Open-source terminal RSS reader Newsbeuter

Newsbeuter is a simple but powerful RSS reader that can also operate offline. It does not have a steep learning curve one might ascribe to other terminal tools.


  • macOS: brew install newsbeuter
  • Linux / WSL: apt install newsbeuter

Add RSS feeds to Newsbeuter by editing the file ~/.newsbeuter/urls and add RSS feeds like:

Open Newsbeuter and enjoy. Refresh all feeds by pressing R.

Newsbeuter config: edit Newsbeuter config parameters in ~/.newsbeuter/config

To use the terminal web browser Lynx, add a line to ~/.newsbeuter/config:

browser "lynx %u"